Federal Regulation of Facial Recognition Called For By Microsoft

OVER THE PAST year, Silicon Valley has been grappling with the way it handles our data, our elections, and our speech. Now it’s got a new concern: our faces. In just the past few weeks, critics assailed Amazon for selling facial recognition technology to local police departments, and Facebook for how it gained consent from Europeans to identify people in…

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McDonald’s to FULLY Implement Kiosks by 2020

“Would you like fries with that?” may soon be a phrase of the past, unless digitized or said by a playback or maybe even a robot. As minimum wage levels approach or surpass $15 nationwide, restaurant customers expecting to be greeted by a smiling face will instead be welcomed by a glowing LED screen.   As…

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Facebook’s Pushes for Facial Recognition – Good or Bad?

When Facebook rolled out facial recognition tools in the European Union this year, it promoted the technology as a way to help people safeguard their online identities. “Face recognition technology allows us to help protect you from a stranger using your photo to impersonate you,” Facebook told its users in Europe. It was a risky…

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Independence Day Banking Hours (2018)

Independence Day is one of the major U.S. holidays and that means many Americans will not be heading to work. Some may need think about using this time to run to the bank to complete an errand or some other financial chore. Because it is a national holiday, nearly all banks will not be open for…

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